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coast states. the storm caused nearly $20 billion in insured losses. overall, sandy could mean $50 billion in economic losses. that would make this storm the fourth costliest catastrophe in united states history. chris welsh has more. >> reporter: the damage is unimaginable. the toll on human life and the financial devastation are still being tallied, but in the areas hardest hit, it's time to move forward. >> our job has moved from saving lives to rebuilding them. >> reporter: the long road to recovery meant a long wait on thursday. new york commuters faced a choice of standing in lines for buses or trying to get to work on their own. >> not only our train, 35 minutes door to door. >> reporter: 9-23 subway lines are still not running. much of 34th street remains in the dark. people there need food and help. >> we're going to have to find some longer term solutions to this. >> reporter: gas station lines stretched for mil >> three hours . a lot of patience and sanity. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are venteduring back on the -- venturing back on the campaign troil trail
devastation of superstore sandy ravages the east coast. still some people are waiting for help to our right. and drunken brawls are a common sight but now they are doing away with the faugh extra patrols. first, the san francisco police saying that the hot spot for police activity. the san francisco police chief says he is putting more officers in the mission district. we're in the past month, violence has spiraled out of control. kron4's phillipe djegal is live with more on a sector where police say most of the crime is happening. >> philippe? >> this is densely possibly later many can get a quick escape. it is also a multiple bus stops making this area a transit hub. >> if somebody were thinking ahead they could make a quick getaway on a public transportation is also a gang activity. >> 16th/san francisco there is a more police presence with patrol units motorcycles and on marked cars. >> there has been 94 arrests and one half block since august. >> since wells fargo have been vandalized. >> and also aggravated assaults with weapons for is related and four homicides. the weather is the dr
.y. super storm sandy wiping out shorelines. and crushing dreams of thousands of runners. san francisco resident. >> is a difficult time for everybody is an absolute travesty. >> he paid over $1,000 for his third state trip to run in the newark city marathon. he took because the new-york city marathon that the new york city marathon would be worked. >> he said that it is on for the week leading up to it. and once i was out in new york city that they decided to cancel it is frustrating. >> if he decided earlier that it was canceled he said that could have saved some time, money, headache. >> when he said that it was going on perhaps he should have stuck by his word and now that i'm already out here. it is a little bit disappointing. >> he is staying at his uncle's place in manhattan and is going to fly back to san francisco on monday. phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> decision 2012 with only three more days until election day the candidates are picking up the pace. for a crucial battleground states. for more on the story, christina. >> the race to the white house has just three days left
beach after superstorm sandy hit. about 145,000 customers in new york city still do not have power as of today, but that number is going dosays public transit is coming back but people have to allow extra time for travel this week. many schools will be back in session tomorrow, even though some classrooms still do not have heat. here's a look at how the salvation army is helping out those hardest hit by sandy. >> reporter: the salvation army says planning for the response to superstorm sandy started days before the wicked weather hit land. >> specifically, we had our disaster relief coordinator for the bay area deployed. >> reporter: spokesperson laney says that coordinator is currently in new jersey, districting food, water and providing shelter for those in need. >> it's providing care, providing a listening ear to those that maybe have lost their homes and can't find a family member. we provide someone to talk to and a listening ear, shoulder to cry on. >> reporter: on a daily basis, more than 100,000 people are receiving their meals from more than a dozen of these cantines, foo
:00, gasoline prices starting to fall even as the east coast experiences shortages due to super storm sandy. the average price for a gallon of gas is 4.08. oakland, 3075. we show you how prices have dropped and explains why. >> reporter: this is be probably the best place to get your finger on the average price of a gallon of gas in the bay area. this is just off of interstate 80. we were here last week, 3.99 a gallon and today it's 3.89, 10 cents cheaper per gallon in one week. the prices are projected to go down even more. the price of gas has trended downward over the last two weeks and is expected to continue that trend for another week or so. the switch to winter blend and a major drop in oil prices are the main reason for the drop. but also, remember last month? record high prices hit drivers hard in the early parts of october. two california refineries had production costs. the price drop is a reflection of march kit correction and indicate a more stable outlook for the future. >> i commute to san francisco. i had to make a loop around in order to not run out of gas. it's definitely
in new york open. >>> and with an estimated 25% of cell towers knocked out by sandy, wireless providers at&t and t-mobile have agreed to share networks in new york and new jersey following the storm there. subscriberce won't need to pay -- subscribers won't need to pay or do anything extra. >>> we're seeing rain throughout the bay area, lighter rain tapering off in santa rosa which is good because we've been seeing rain there for several hours. spotty rain showers after hid night. some of those cells will be heavy. into tomorrow, decreasing cloud cover into the afternoon. still cool temperatures. the warming trend? that's for the weekend. the tailend of this system is pushing through, sweeping through the bay area. pulling in some tropical moisture, the core of tthe tailend extending well offshore. so the rain is pretty much in the right place. the intensity is a little rye right now -- high right now. we're seeing the lighter rainfall. and it's south of the golden gate. in the 2:00 some of the residual showers move in. into your morning commute, 5:00, a few scattered showers, same thin
by superstorm sandy get a chance to vote tomorrow. you are looking at after math of the storm. in one county ballots were delivered to shelters today. the governor allowed people to vote tomorrow at any polling place in the state. election officials in contra costa county are already hard at work with the thousands of mail in ballots. kron 4's justine waldman has more. >> reporter: the votes are already being counted in contra costa county. >> we have been working double shifts to get them counted. >> reporter: he tells me his office sent out 310,000 vote by mail ballots. as of monday night, 185,000 have been tallied and put in boxes with more on the way. >> we will get 40,000 tomorrow. >> reporter: to keep them from jamming any of the machines, workers smoothed out any ridges. there are ways to fix ballots with mistake. >> coffee will pick up on a target, we have to remake that ballot. ballots that are torn. chewed up by a machine. >> reporter: it takes two people to transfer the information. >> contra costa county. measure a. we have yes. >> he wants voters to remember one thing. >> if you
12 days after super storm sandy hit the boardwalk community. >> i cannot get light on or anything for my kids i can not get power, heat, garbage pickup. >> workers from the long island power authority are visible but still cannot seem to get the electricity back and homes in the flood zone. york's governor has threatened to pull the company's operating license. >> we paid them, and we gave them a franchise because they represent themselves as experts at doing this and they failed. they should be held accountable for their action. kenneth gonzales, a registered nurse is crammed into his living room he once shares with his three other people roommates and belongings they have. >> if someone comes in here with guns to take it a little i have left what am i supposed to do? they just forgot about us how are we going to survive? also, republicans say that it will hurt the economy for the fiscal cliff. >> if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. >> congress also
in the wake of hurricane sandy. weeks later many of those residents still do not have power. this is a scene of just some of the devastation. this is three weeks after the storm hit. people who live in bell harbor are sifting through what's left of their homes. that neighborhood was virtually wiped out. new york governor andrew cuomo says many people on long island have not yet had power restored because their homes are too unsafe. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan says he was shocked about not winning the election. president obama won virtually every critical battleground state including ohio. ryan says that is the moment they realized things were going south. >> when the numbers came in going the other direction we saw the kind of turnout that was occurring in urban areas which were fairly unprecedented. it did come as a bit of a shock. >> ryan may have come up short on the vice presidential bid but he will continue to hold his seat in congress. >> a big honor for oakland a's manager. gary has that story ahead. plus a heavy weight battle in college basketball as d
jersey are still without power tonight, nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy hit in new york. the long island power authority is dealing with about a hun thousand people without electricity, consolidated ed son has more than 3,000 customers in new york without power and about 14,000 new jersey residents were still without electricity tonight. >>> and we are still learning more about the sishgs surrounding general david petrais stepping down as the head of the cia. sources reveal to the new york times that top fbi officials were aware of the investigation and petrais's relationship with his biographer paw la broadwell as early as this summer. the fbi discovered the affair after threatening e-mails that broadwell sent to jill kelly, a close friend of the retired general. petrais stepped down days before he was set to testify before a committee about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >>> well, another cold night. that time of the year where we have really long nights and the temperatures drop. we have that for tonight. the last two nights, it was really cool with readings gett
. that is believed partly because of super storm sandy. >>> alex smith takes another step toward being able to play, and the warriors' former coach makes a triumphant return to oakland. [ female announcer ] welcome one and to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> don nelson hall of fame night in oakland for the first time since being inducted into the hall. at a warrior game, honored at halftime. and from the hall-of-famer nelson to zaza pachulia. part of the atlanta hawks who are in town tonight. he needed stitches and lived to tell about it. harrison barnes, a rookie, his best effort to date, 19 points and 13 rebounds. seth curry floated one up with the offhand. when
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